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agencies acted quickly and were able to seize the equipment used to bypass the normal waste oil system. >> the phlange would go in the hose here where you take your clamps, put the clamps over the hose, slide the phlange and tighten the clamps down to secure it. so nothing would leak. around the area. >> then it would go out from there to the ocean? >> correct. from the -- from the connection to the overboard discharge. >> reporter: federal prosecutors say they don't think any of the oil was actually dumped in the chesapeake bay but while the ship was out of the ocean which violates u.s. law. the company that owns the ship has been fined more than $4 million with $750,000 willing to fund projects to help protect the bay. the feds say unfortunately for every ship at the catch there are others out there that are still polluting an they encourage sailors to tell. >> there's a provision that whistleblowers, people who bring this information to the attention of authorities can receive a portion of the fine, a reward for blowing the whistle on their employers. >> reporter: the four cr
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